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“American Ultra” hits most of the targets

By Jacob Pierce |@JacobPierce1_DE |Daily Egyptian

August 25, 2015

Filed under Movie Reviews, Pulse

“American Ultra,” starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton and Topher Grace, is a high-octane thrill ride, only stopped by its misguided director. Nima Nourizadeh's only other film directed is the dreadful "Proj...

‘Clouds of Sils Maria’ is pretentious, but entertaining

By Jacob Pierce, @JacobPierce1_DE

May 12, 2015

Filed under Movie Reviews, Pulse

Many average movie-goers look at independent films as gaudy, pompous and overly eccentric. While this bias, like the majority of prejudices, is mostly incorrect, there are some films that fall into a self-fulfilling prophecy....

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